2024 Season

FC Dallas Falls 2-1 at Austin FC

3.30 recap DL

AUSTIN, Texas – FC Dallas (1-4-0, 3 points) fell 2-1 to Austin FC (1-2-3, 6 points) on Saturday night at Q2 stadium.

Forward Eugene Ansah made his first career start in MLS regular season play tonight for FC Dallas. Ansah scored FC Dallas’ first and only goal of the evening in the 51st minute of the match. It was also his first goal of the 2024 regular season and his fourth goal overall across all competitions with Dallas.

Forward Petar Musa assisted Ansah marking his first assist for FC Dallas in MLS. Musa now has one goal and an assist since making his MLS debut against CF Montréal on March 2. Musa created three chances tonight, the highest for FC Dallas against Austin.

For the first-time this season, FC Dallas did not concede a goal in the first half. Defender Sebastien Ibeagha finished the first half with four clearances.

*_For the second consecutive week, FC Dallas hits the road and will face St. Louis CITY SC from CITYPARK on Saturday, April 6 at 7:30 PM CT. The match will air on MLS Season Pass on Apple TV, the FC Dallas app in Spanish and English, and Talk Radio 1190 AM in English.


FC Dallas — Maarten Paes; Sam Junqua, Nkosi Tafari, Sebastien Ibeagha, Ema Twumasi (Tsiki Ntsabeleng – 81’), Liam Fraser (Patrickson Delgado – 81’), Sebastian Lletget, Paul Arriola, Dante Sealy (Bernard Kamungo – 81’), Eugene Ansah (Logan Farrington – 71’), Petar Musa

Substitutes not used — Jimmy Maurer, Omar Gonzalez, Marco Farfan, Carl Sainté, Herbert Endeley.

Austin FC —Brad Stuver, Hector Jimenez (Guilherme Biro – 78’), Brendan Hines-Ike, Julio Cascante, Jon Gallagher, Alexander Ring, Daniel Pereira, Jáder Obrian (Matt Hedges – 83’), Sebastián Driussi, Owen Wolff, Diego Rubio (Gyasi Zardes – 90+)

Substitutes not used — Stefan Cleveland, Jhojan Valencia, Emiliano Rigoni, Ethan Finlay

Scoring Summary:
DAL: Eugene Ansah (Petar Musa) — 50’
ATX: Julio Cascante (Jon Gallagher) — 54’
ATX: Diego Rubio (Sebastián Driussi) — 70’

Misconduct Summary:
: Maarten Paes (caution) — 19’
ATX: Owen Wolf (caution) — 24’
ATX: Diego Rubio (caution) —- 57’
ATX: Julio Cascante (caution) — 88’
DAL: Nkosi Tafari (caution) — 90’

Attendance: 20,703

Weather: 77° Clear